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A relaxing few days in Powell River

We took a 5 hour boat tour which took us around this Marine Park. Areas have seals on the rocks... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
NGann
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Langley, British Columbia
Trip around Desolation Sound and heading south back to Victoria

A great anchorage with lots of space including lots of places to tie the stern off. The Marine... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2017
sailingforester
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North Saanich, Canada
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

We took a 5 hour boat tour which took us around this Marine Park. Areas have seals on the rocks, we also saw lots of raptors flying around. The scenery is spectacular and there are not enough words to describe the awesome beauty of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NGann
Reviewed November 13, 2017

A great anchorage with lots of space including lots of places to tie the stern off. The Marine Park is popular and good to get there earlier in the day to get a spot. Thulin Passage can get busy during the day, so expect a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Beautiful area to anchor out or camp onshore for the night. Lots of nooks and crannies for exploring and the kayaking is generally calm.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We kayaked the marine park and we're thrilled by its beauty Eagles, big moon jellies, clusters of sea stars, old Indian pictographs and historic native camp sites and harbours. Just amazing, crystal clear waters and oysters for the tasting. Designated camp sites and just a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Ah, the copeland islands. Best kayaking grounds on a calm day. Lots of little nooks and crannies to explore. Stunning west coast scenery and not accessible to everyone and their dog. Love it!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

The Copeland Islands, known locally as the Ragged Islands, are best known as a place to stop after crossing the Straight of Georgia on the way to Desolation Sound, and that's certainly useful, but they are worth a visit on their own merits. Several small...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank ianjc
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have always wanted to go to the Desolation Sound...the Copeland Islands Marine Provincial Park allowed us to get a taste of the region in a day trip. We used our own 10' kayaks and paddled in under 45 minutes to the park. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank lasermaid
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I went on a zodiac tour with Terracentric Adventures earlier this summer. The weather was great and we stopped at the Copeland Islands to drop some kayakers off. They were able to explore the islands by foot and paddle and ate lunch on one of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Just around the corner from Lund. I took my 30ft sailing vessel in last year. It's a beautiful spot with amazing snorkelling. Be sure to set a solid anchor tucked in. It can get a bit ugly at times. It can also get a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dakota134
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Setting off from Lund, this is a lovely place to kayak. You have the shelter of the Copelands on the outer side and the shoreline on the inner side. There are quite a few islands with lots of bird life and plenty of seals playing...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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